RESEARCH PLANNING

Second cycle degree in FOREST SCIENCE - SCIENZE FORESTALI (Ord. 2014) (discontinued)

Campus: LEGNARO (PD)

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: RICCARDO DA RE

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Students’ background may be very different, and most of them have already encountered some of the methods of this course in other classes. Even so, no prior knowledge of research methodology or statistics is required.
Examination methods: The exam is divided into 3 parts:
- An individual exercise in R
- A group work on a concrete case study
- An oral exam
Course unit contents: The course will cover many topics, among which including: qualitative analysis, question wording, descriptive statistics and visual display of information, statistical inference, sampling design, social network analysis. R and UCINET will be used for data analysis.